Enter Activation Code at crave.ca/roku to Activate Crave on Roku

Crave TV

A subscription is needed to watch Crave TV on Roku. A Crave subscription would include Originals like Letterkenny, Hit Series like Star Trek: Discovery, Classic HBO, and Showtime.

If you are looking for the easiest way to get the Crave TV app on Roku, you are scrolling through the right post.

In this guide, you will learn the step-by-step process to understand everything about Crave – from getting a subscription to adding and entering the crave.ca activation code on Roku at or crave.ca/roku.

Crave TV on Roku

Without much ado, let’s get started with the important steps below to enjoy amazing Crave shows on your preferred media player.

About Crave (TV)

Formerly known as Crave TV, Crave, owned by Bell Media, is a popular Canadian subscription video-on-demand (VOD) service, featuring Bell Media’s original programming, theatrically-released films, and exclusive “Canadian access to programming acquired from several U.S. TV and streaming services”.

The subscription-based OTT streaming service competes directly with biggies like Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Apple TV+, and Disney+. Crave’s major programming suppliers include ViacomCBS (the Star Trek franchise, Comedy Central, and Showtime) and WarnerMedia (Warner Bros and HBO/ HBO Max).

Launched on December 11, 2014, the streaming service has amassed approximately 3 million users as of March 31, 2021. The area that Crave serves is Canada.

Is Crave Free?

To watch the best series, movies, and more in one place, you will need a valid subscription.

Crave lets you subscribe to its service directly from the official website or with a participating TV provider.

Canadian Roku users can subscribe to Crave TV and enjoy thousands of hours of the latest originals from HBO, Crave, HBO Max, and SHOWTIME.


Do you confirm the following requirements?

  • The latest version of your Roku device.
  • A mobile phone, laptop, or computer.
  • Subscription details with your TV provider or Crave.
  • A high-speed, stable internet connection.
  • Install the latest version of the Crave app.

Crave TV Subscription Packages (How Much Is Crave TV?)

Choose Crave Subscription

Crave is available to users either as a VOD package through participating Canadian TV service providers or as an OTT subscription service.

When it comes to streaming the service on your Roku Player or Roku TV, you must get a subscription directly through Roku or Service Provider, or choose a suitable Crave subscription package from crave.ca.

The Crave TV subscription starts at $9.99 (per month).

Through this package, you get to watch Crave Originals, Hit TV Series, Showtime, and on-demand anytime. You can also opt for add-ons at an additional cost.

Here’s a sneak peek into the Crave TV service packages available at your disposal.

Monthly Packages –

Crave ($9.99 + tax) Crave (Movies + HBO add-on) ($19.98 + tax) Crave (Movies + HBO add-on) (STARZ add-on) ($25.97 + tax)
Watch on-demand anytime 6 Live Channels & on-demand Live channels and on-demand
Showtime Showtime Showtime
Hit TV series Hit TV series Hit TV series
Crave Originals Crave Originals Crave Originals
Family and kids movies More family and kids movies
Latest Hollywood movies More Hollywood movies
Current HBO – the same time as the U.S Current HBO – the same time as the U.S
STARZ Originals

Yearly Packages –

You may like to check out the annual plans that will give you a huge discount. You can get a 12-month subscription for the price of 10 months.

Also, when you sign up directly with Crave, you get 7 days FREE.

Crave ($99.90 + tax) Crave (Movies + HBO add-on) ($199.80 + tax) Crave (Movies + HBO add-on) (STARZ add-on) ($259.70 + tax)
Watch on-demand anytime 6 Live Channels & on-demand Live channels and on-demand
Showtime Showtime Showtime
Hit TV series Hit TV series Hit TV series
Crave Originals Crave Originals Crave Originals
Family and kids movies More family and kids movies
Latest Hollywood movies More Hollywood movies
Current HBO – the same time as the U.S Current HBO – the same time as the U.S
STARZ Originals

Step-by-Step Guide to getting Crave TV on Roku via crave.ca/roku

Being a Canadian consumer, you can buy a Roku player or TV to get 2 months of Crave for free.

What else?

You will also enjoy unlimited access to either Super Ecran or HBO.

It is your call!

Now, you are ready to check out the activation procedure.

For that, you will need to have your Crave account ready.

Here’s a step-by-step guide to creating a Crave account.

How to Sign up for Crave (Bell Media Account)?

  • Go to the “Create a Bell Media Account” page.
  • Enter your “Email Address”, “Password”, and “Re-enter your password”.
  • Click the “Continue” button.

Create Bell Media (Crave) Account

Your Bell Media account is created. You can now use it to add Crave on Roku and start enjoying your favorite shows.

How to Add Crave TV on Roku?

  • Turn on your Roku player.
  • Navigate to the home screen by pressing the “Home” icon on the remote.
  • Access “Streaming Channels”.
  • Navigate to “Roku Channel Store”.
  • Look for “Crave” in the search bar.
  • Click the “Add Channel” button.

The Crave app is now added to your Roku device. It is time to launch the app and complete the activation process.

How to Activate Crave TV on Roku via crave.ca/roku?

  • Return to the home screen to launch the Crave app.
  • Select the “Sign In” button to receive a popup “How you subscribed?
  • Choose how you subscribed (either through a TV provider or via Crave account directly) to get an Activation Code.
  • Save the code and access the official crave.ca/roku link to enter the code.

Note: You may also access crave.ca/activate if the above link doesn’t work for any reason.

  • You will be prompted to sign in.
  • Select Directly through Crave” or “Through my Service Provider” (depending on how you subscribed).
  • If you select “Directly through Crave”, you need to enter the email.

Enter Email - Crave Sign In

  • Then, follow the on-screen instructions to complete the activation process.
  • If you choose “through my Service Provider”, you need to choose the provider.

Crave TV Service Providers

  • Then, follow the on-screen prompts to complete the steps.

You are all set to enjoy Crave TV on Roku on the big screen.

What’s on Crave for Canadian Roku Users?

This move now allows Canadian Roku users to enjoy the largest collection of premium content –

  • Kids Collection: While you are working on deadlines (and don’t want any kind of interruption), your kids are busy watching their favorite series and movies including PEPPA PIG, THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE 2, BARBIE DREAMTOPIA, DETECTIVE PIKACHU, PAW PATROL, and more.
  • Family Collection: When you are done with your work, spend some quality time with your dear family. Watch family specials such as THE KARATE KID (both the classic 1984 film, and the 2010 reboot), SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE, and MASTERCHEF.
  • Sports Collection: If you have a penchant for sports, you will love streaming BALLERS, THE SHOP: UNINTERRUPTED and DARK SIDE OF THE RING.

Crave TV Activation Code Failed? Troubleshooting Tips

Did you by any chance stumble upon an activation failed error?

Stay calm and check the following steps –

  • Repeat the Activation Steps and Regenerate the Code.
  • Use an Upgraded Roku device.
  • Download the latest Crave app.
  • Delete Browser Cookies And Cache (while accessing crave.ca/activate)
  • Fix the Internet Issues (if any).

Crave.ca/roku FAQs (Crave TV on Roku)

Can you get Crave TV on Roku?

The simplest way to get Crave TV on Roku is to navigate to Roku Channel Store and click “Add channel” to install the Crave application.

Is Crave FREE on Roku?

Browsing through the Crave shows on Roku is free, but watching them isn’t. You need a subscription. You can easily subscribe to the Crave channel either through a participating service provider or via crave.ac directly.

What are the Crave TV service providers?

Here’s a list of popular Crave TV service providers through which you can subscribe to the channel.

  • Bell
  • BellMTS
  • BellAliant
  • Eastlink
  • Cooptel
  • City West
  • Bruce Telecom
  • O-NET
  • Ruralwave
  • NRTC Communications, and more

What channels do I get with Crave?

Crave originals, HBO, acclaimed TV series and specials, Hollywood-hit movies, SHOWTIME, and more.

Can I Subscribe to Crave through My Roku Device?

Yes, you can subscribe to Crave through your Roku device. For that, you will need to

  • Sign in to your Roku device (TV or Player) through your active Roku account.
  • Download the Crave app from Roku Channel Store.
  • Click the “Subscribe Now” button.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to carry out the subscription process.

How do I cancel Crave TV on Roku?

Go to my.roku.com/activate to cancel your subscription.

Which other devices that Crave TV support?

Since its launch in 2014, Crave has managed to impress a huge audience base through various platforms like Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Xbox One, Chromecast, and Samsung Smart TVs. Go to this link if you want to learn how to watch Crave on your device.

Recently (April 8, 2020), Bell Media launched Crave on Roku. Launching the service Roku creates additional reach for Crave.

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